High School Sports

  • Asheim takes 15th in state discus

                LAKEWOOD – It wasn’t the sort of outing Prairie View’s Bianca Asheim wanted at the state 5A track-and-field meet May 19.

  • White plows through nerves for pair of podium finishes

    LAKEWOOD – The most common word that Brighton’s Erika White mentioned during the state 5A track-and-field meet at Jefferson County Stadium was “nervous.”

    Even so, she made it onto the podium for a ninth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles and a 10th-place showing in the girls shot put.

    She was nervous in the 100-meter hurdles, where she finished ninth in a time of 15.47. Her preliminary race time was 0.29 of a second faster.

  • PVHS' all-EMAC baseball members announced

    Prairie View’s Zach Massey, Parker Valentine, Evan Bolin, Johnny Ramirez and Josh Sanchez were first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference choices this season.

    The second-team picks were Marcus Cordova, Nick Hackney and Lucas Torres.

    The league’s coach of the year was John Thanos.

  • All-EMAC awards for BHS baseball

    Brighton’s first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference baseball members this spring were Liam Eddy, Cole Farmer, Gavin Gifford, Jacob Demers, Danny Prickett and Jose Treto.

    The second-team roster included Eric LaRue, Alex Covarrubias and Guerin Szafraniec. Honorable-mention awards went to Cody Beck and Dylon Stricklett.


  • Romero gets new job on PVHS boys basketball staff

    Damien Romero is the new associate head coach for the Prairie view High School boys basketball team.

    As a result, the squad needs a new junior-varsity and freshman head coach. 

    Contact Keith Wyatt at keithcwyatt@gmail.com.

  • Brighton's Medina earns academic award

    Brighton golfer Selena Medina earned academic all-state honorable mention from the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. Medina is a senior.


  • Three more PVHS players sign to play in college

    Three more Prairie View High School athletes took the plunge and signed with college athletic programs May 16.

    Justin McClanahan and Zach Massey are heading for Trinidad State Junior College for baseball. Bianca Asheim is going to the University of St Marys in St Marys, Kan.

    PVHS athletic director Heath Wilson praised the three.

  • Colleges calling on PVHS

    The letters of intent just keep on coming.

    Three more Prairie View High School students are off to the world of college athletics next school year. Baseball players Parker Valentine (Trinidad State Junior College) and Evan Bolin (Barstow, Calif., Community College) and football player Derek Valdez (Dakota College at Bottineau in Bottineau, N.D.) put pen to paper during a May 11 ceremony.


    Evan Bolin

  • Shipp signs on with Augusta (Ill.) College

    Eagle Ridge Academy's Arianne Shipp had a choice of college sports. After all, she played volleyball and basketball for the Warriors and ran track and cross country for nearby Brighton High School.

    She settled on indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country, and she signed a college letter of intent with Augustana (Ill.) College May 16.

  • Lopez’ next softball stop is Austria

    Former Brighton High School softball player Joslynn Lopez finished her college career at Mesa State University May 7.

    Less than a week later, she had a place to go for professional softball.

    She signed with the Pee Wees St. Poelten squad in Vienna, Austria. The team won the Austrian softball championship in 2006.